Surface Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Program Contacts

Surface Water Section

Manager - Gregg Good

The Surface Water Section is responsible for conducting inland lake, river/stream and Lake Michigan monitoring, assessment, technical assistance and related education programs. It also oversees grant funding programs designed to protect and restore inland lakes.

Inland Lakes Contact - Teri Holland
For questions related to various Agency inland lake monitoring, assessment, restoration/protection, technical assistance and education programs.

Rivers/Streams Contact - Roy Smogor
For questions related to various Agency river/stream monitoring, assessment, technical assistance and education programs.

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water
DWPC Surface Water Section #15
1021 North Grand Avenue East
P.O. Box 19276
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276

Phone: 217-782-3362
Fax: 217-782-9891


Northern Monitoring Unit

This unit manages all river, stream, inland lake, and Lake Michigan related monitoring, assessment, technical assistance and education programs in the northern third of Illinois.

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water
Northern Monitoring Unit
9511 Harrison
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016

Phone: 847-294-4000
Fax: 847-294-4115


Central Monitoring Unit

Manager - Bill Ettinger

This unit manages all river, stream, and inland lake related monitoring, assessment, technical assistance and education programs in the central third of Illinois.

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water
1021 North Grand Avenue East
P.O.Box 19276
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276

Phone: 217-557-8745
Fax: 217-557-8728


Southern Monitoring Unit

This unit manages all river, stream, and inland lake related monitoring, assessment, technical assistance and education programs in the southern third of Illinois.

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water
Southern Monitoring Unit
2309 West Main Street
Marion, Illinois 62959

Phone: 618-993-7200
Fax: 618-997-1281


Lake Michigan Monitoring Program

Manager - Kevin Zidonis

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water 
Northern Monitoring Unit
9511 Harrison
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016

Phone: 847-294-4000
Fax: 847-294-4115


Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program Contact

Greg Ratliff

Mailing Address:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Bureau of Water
DWPC Surface Water Section #15
1021 North Grand Avenue East
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276

Telephone: 217-785-6938
Fax: 217-782-9891